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I had the privilege -- and terror -- of sharing my "personal story" at a press conference held Thursday by the Obama/Biden campaign. In the Georgia Capitol Building's grand rotunda, Georgia Labor ...
by sboucher
Comment Count 322 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 08:22 PM PDT with 1053 Recommends
That's what the BBC is saying to Americans today. Memorial Day smells still linger on in our homes and we are greeted with these headlines:
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 277 comments on Thu May 29, 2008 at 09:36 PM PDT with 731 Recommends
FINAL UPDATE: MiscastDice and I met today (Tuesday, Dec. 2). MiscastDice is a VERY nice, kind and beautiful person. Seemed a bit embarrassed about taking the money we raised (...
by katanalori
Comment Count 417 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 11:40 AM PST with 720 Recommends
Here they are, the homes MCCAIN wants to keep a secret from american voters. The homes that would expose how out of touch he is. The inside scoop on the homes John McCain wants kept under wraps ...
by debbieleft
Comment Count 348 comments on Sat Aug 23, 2008 at 10:58 PM PDT with 710 Recommends
Imagine, if you will, giving the best years of your youth to your government, fighting for your life overseas, and seeing friends and enemies die on what seems like a daily basis. When your ...
by Black Leather Rain
Comment Count 169 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2008 at 05:54 AM PDT with 695 Recommends
So I'm driving along this afternoon, when I hear on the local talk radio about how global warming has been "debunked." Then some caller bitches about the Democrats in Congress using health care ...
by rhetoricus
Comment Count 752 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 06:50 PM PST with 660 Recommends
Seriously. What the fuck is wrong with Republican politicans and the people that vote for them? Where and how did they lose their sense of humanity?
by GlowNZ
Comment Count 517 comments on Tue Jun 29, 2010 at 07:01 PM PDT with 653 Recommends
In Minneapolis, where I live, highway off-ramps and busy intersections are often populated with homeless people. Many hold the familiar cardboard signs, with messages scrawled in magic marker, ...
by djmiklethun
Comment Count 154 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 11:46 AM PST with 636 Recommends
I work in a utility call center. I'd like to share a few painful stories of calls that I have taken over the past few months. They are ordinary Americans fighting to keep their lights on and their ...
by realwischeese
Comment Count 299 comments on Sat Oct 03, 2009 at 06:25 AM PDT with 597 Recommends
This was in my INBOX this morning: Subject: Everyone is Disappearing They took Eric while he was changing his battery in his car. Claimed he lived in his car. A few ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 688 comments on Tue Nov 30, 2010 at 04:50 PM PST with 549 Recommends
Yesterday a group of DailyKos kossacks sojourned down to meet with some of the most scape-goated, reviled, & hated people in our country. It was a journery I wish every kossack could make at some ...
by catilinus
Comment Count 115 comments on Mon Nov 07, 2011 at 08:51 PM PST with 446 Recommends
I know this is a bad time to reach out to everyone, but there is a Veteran in Dallas I’ve been trying to help. He is married, out of the service a couple of years and a full-...
by llbear
Comment Count 429 comments on Mon Aug 17, 2009 at 04:01 PM PDT with 441 Recommends
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 398 comments on Sat Oct 14, 2006 at 03:09 PM PDT with 415 Recommends
I just returned from the annual conference of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council , where the link between medical bankruptcy and homelessness was ...
by DrSteveB
Comment Count 237 comments on Sun Jun 28, 2009 at 06:40 AM PDT with 392 Recommends
by Mass Southpaw
Comment Count 246 comments on Thu Jun 29, 2006 at 05:37 PM PDT with 389 Recommends
A woman walks into a homeless shelter in Tallahassee . She is immediately propositioned by the staff person in charge of incomings, who makes it clear she had best go home with him that night ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 154 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 06:18 PM PST with 380 Recommends
Apparently she sent him to the "wrong" school, which was the school she thought would give her child the best education. She had no home so there wasn't an address she could say the child lived at. ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 423 comments on Mon Nov 04, 2013 at 06:19 AM PST with 374 Recommends
In the fall of 1935, I got a job loading and unloading apples. The job paid 35 cents. My employer, Mr. Elder, was a man in his middle seventies, the owner of a large orchard of apple and peach ...
by This old man
Comment Count 162 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 04:32 AM PDT with 356 Recommends
by londonbear
Comment Count 115 comments on Sun Sep 10, 2006 at 06:35 AM PDT with 355 Recommends
I have had a really rough time of things lately. After straightening out my life over the past year and a half, I lost my job last week, and I also lost my lodging. The former is through no fault of ...
by Colorado is the Shiznit
Comment Count 108 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 08:07 PM PST with 349 Recommends